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Elton is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire.


Anti-fracking activists gathered in their hundreds for a march and rally in Ellesmere Port town centre

Anti-fracking activists hold rally in Ellesmere Port

Labour MPs and leading member of Shadow Cabinet addressed the crowds

'Residents were NOT consulted', admits organisation behind fracking research centre at Ince Marshes

British Geological Survey apologises for saying location was chosen after public consultation

Blacon Youth cause shock, Upton AA battle back, Clubbies move clear

Reports, results, scorers and pictures from the Chester football scene

New energy hub involving Ellesmere Port could bring in billions

Town firms sign up to initiative which could also create thousands of jobs

Ellesmere Port to host high profile anti-fracking rally

Community invited to go along to help oppose fracking across Cheshire

Dad of boy killed in horror crash suffered diabetic attack at the wheel, inquest hears

Nine-year-old Jaiden Gill died following collision on the A5117 near Elton last year

Elton residents unhappy at potential fracking zone

Campaigners fear ground movements, water and air contamination plus impact on house prices 

Essar at Stanlow is to open a filling station on its doorstep at Elton Green

Ellesmere Port refinery to launch filling station on doorstep

Essar is the new owner of the former Elton Green filling station which will reopen next year

Anti-fracking protest planned as IGas confirms desire for shale gas production at Elton

Test well would be followed by application for production well if results prove fruitful

The Law Courts in Mold

Elton man charged with historic rape

James Terence Butler, 62, accused of offence in the 1980s

Battle of Ince Marshes looms as frackers and anti-frackers square up

Firm targets area near Chester with huge shale gas potential but campaigners are ready for a fight

TV focus on Ince Marshes fracking research centre vision

Scientists say it will keep an independent watching brief but campaigners are concerned 

Comeback kings Blacon Youth, Upton AA win big, Spital Vaults stay top, Cestrian Alex hit 10

Reports, results, scorers and pictures from the Chester football scene

Bonfire night 2017: Bonfires and firework displays in Cheshire

Our guide to organised firework displays around Chester and Ellesmere Port

A test drill at Ince Marshes which struck gas several years ago

Energy firm targets Elton for fracking site

IGas is carrying out public consultation prior to lodging planning application for 'temporary' well

Clubbies march on, Spital Vaults go top, Chester Nomads draw again, Blacon Youth progress

Reports, results, scorers and pictures from the Chester football scene

Chester University invites Green Party leader to see renewable energy research in action

Vice chancellor blames press for article in which high profile critic attacked fracking centre plan

Man subjected to terrifying attempted armed robbery in Helsby

Victim has described four suspects

The Law Courts in Mold

Elton drink driver's ban will cost him his recycling company

Ross Anthony Garner admits conviction will result in his firm folding

Green Party leader urges University of Chester to back renewables not fracking

National party leader objects to plans for fracking research centre at university's Thornton Science Park

Videos & Photos

Bishops' Blue Coat seek funding for next year's Little Shop of Horrors

The 2017 Overall Champion of Champions Alan Johnson of Neston is joined by family members and fellow volunteers from Northern Lights with Colin Jackson, Stephen Stewart of ScottishPower and Carl Wood of Trinity Mirror

Winners revealed at 30th anniversary Your Champions awards ceremony

Jeremy Vine declares his love for Chester after 'fantastic' visit to Storyhouse


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